Prepare For Any Path

Our eight PhD programs in the basic sciences and in population and public health provide students the opportunity to participate in groundbreaking research and collaborate across disciplines in a uniquely supportive environment. Our efforts to support graduate education include providing students with resources, opportunities, collaborative and innovative research environment, professional development and mentorship in their training to prepare them as future leaders in the biomedical sciences.

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Graduate Education at the Keck School of Medicine

From stem cell and regenerative medicine to population and public health sciences, learn how the Keck School of Medicine’s deep and broad involvement in biomedical research and clinical care makes it a great place to pursue a graduate degree.

Additional Programs

  • MD-PhD students giving the hang loose sign.A fully funded joint program of USC and Caltech, for individuals who aspire to a career as a clinician-scientist in academic medicine or in the biomedical industry.

  • Surgeon-scientist performs in the OR

    Physicians whose expertise extends from the research laboratory to the clinic are in demand. This translational medicine–focused program prepares students to engage in cutting-edge research, giving them an edge when competing for faculty positions and research funding.